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Nustekan Carmin ( Carmin, the fisherwoman)


Nustekan Carmin

Fish is the most important staple of Goan

cuisine without which there is much anguish and misery

Here is Fisherwoman Carmin selling her fresh fish

credit to Fr. Milagres Dias

lyrics with English translation, vid will load in few secs

 

Nustekan Carmin

Ghe Re Baba,m Vhor Re baba, Vhoddle xevtte

take gentlemen, take gentlemen big mullets

Sokallim fuddem matheak mhojea

marun pantem

in the morning I go around with fish basket on my head

Vhor go baie ghe go bai punn vinktam nustem

buy ladies, buy ladies, I sell fish

Nustem mhojem khup tajem

my fish is very fresh


Khavpak ekdom ghostachem

very tasty to eat

Anv carmin ganvan bannavlechem

I am Carmin from Benaulim

Iaiat vhorat pampletam bangdde motte

Come take pomfrets and Mackerels large ones

Tambshe gobre kokulam, tonnkulam, barik burantte

red cod fish,.............

Ieiat vhorat pampletam bangdde motte

Tambshe gobre kokulam, tonnkulam, barik burantte

Oh ho ho ho ho ho ho ha ha ha ha

Oddem ani zallam amcho sonvsar

the boat and net is our world

Khol khol doraint asa amchem bhangar

In the sea is our gold

Oddem ani zallam amcho sonvsar

Khol khol doraint asa amchem bhangar

Tisreo kulleo doddeare, vhoddle xevtte


Ghe re baba , ghe re bai sungttamche vante

take gentlemen, take ladies the prawns share

Tisreo kulleo doddeare, vhoddle xevtte

clams , crabs ...... and large mullets

Ghe re baba , ghe re bai sungttamche vante

take gentlemen, take ladies prawns share

Dhondo anv kortam vorsam zalim ponchvis

I am been in this business for 25 years

Jivitant kele te teag sacrifice

I made lot of sacrifice in life

Mogan kortam hi sirvis, kedanch chukoinam mis

with much i love I do this work, never missing the Mass

Magnean suru kortam dis

with prayers I start the day

Sovai ditam rampnniche korbott tarle

I will sell cheap fresh from sardines

Lepo ani soddsoddit morieche pile

sole fish and fresh and baby sharks

Sovai ditam rampnniche korbott tarle

Lepo ani soddsoddit morieche pile

2)Oh ho ho ho ho ho ha ha ha ha


Ch

Konkram palu pit'toxeo isvonn vhoddle

Sangttam kul'leo olldduve ranne mottele

Konkram palu pit'toxeo isvonn vhoddle

Sangttam kul'leo olldduve ranne mottele


Nustem dhorpak khvpak ami goemkar huxar

to catch the fish Goans are smart

Nustem nasclear jevonne jevpak ieta bejar

without fish its rough to eat food

Sodanch sanjechea vellar, osonnechea tea pular

Every evening by the Assolna river Sal

Goroitat joe ani ruzar

there is Joe and Ruzar fishing


Nustem vhorat , bori koddi korat

take the fish, make good curry

Kailir tollat , khanvunu dhadoxi zaiat

By eating fish, be satisfied

Nustem vhorat , bori koddi korat

Kailir tollat , khanvunu dhadoxi zaiat

Oh ho ho ho ho ho ha ha ha ha

Oh ho ho ho ho ho ha ha ha ha

Ch

Ujeant bazat, ambott tik korat

Grill it in fire, make it sour hot curry

Votak dorat, voi thoddem paramonn korat

Dry it in Sun, and little make some pickle

Ujeant bazat, ambott tik korat

Votak dorat, voi thoddem paramonn korat

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